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The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation Into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Thomas & Betts Corporation in Connection With the Sale of the Company to ABB

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation Into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Thomas & Betts Corporation in Connection With the Sale of the Company to ABB15:10 EST Wednesday, February 01, 2012NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Thomas & Betts Corporation ("Thomas & Betts" or the "Company") (NYSE: TNB) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to ABB (NYSE: ABB).  Under the terms of the transaction, Thomas & Betts shareholders will receive $72 per share of Thomas & Betts stock they own.  The transaction has a total approximate value of $3.9 billion.Click here to learn more about the investigation: http://www.zlk.com/thomas-betts-tnb, or call: 877-363-5972.The investigation concerns whether the Thomas & Betts Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Thomas & Betts stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether ABB is underpaying for Thomas & Betts shares, thus unlawfully harming Thomas & Betts stockholders.If you own common stock in Thomas & Betts and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://www.zlk.com.  Levi & Korsinsky has expertise in prosecuting investor securities litigation and extensive experience in actions involving financial fraud and represents investors throughout the nation, concentrating its practice in securities and shareholder litigation.  The attorneys at Levi & Korsinsky have been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead counsel on behalf of shareholders in major litigations involving mergers and acquisitions.  For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.CONTACT:Levi & Korsinsky, LLPJoseph Levi, Esq.Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.30 Broad Street - 15th Floor New York, NY 10004            Tel: (212) 363-7500Toll Free:  (877) 363-5972Fax: (212) 363-7171www.zlk.com SOURCE Levi & Korsinsky